Private Tour

VIP Westminster Abbey, Cloisters & Galleries London Tour

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£120

Duration

Language

Highlights

  • Fully Guided Tour of Westminster Abbey & Gardens, Big Ben & Houses of Parliament and Westminster Bridge
  • First Class expert local Blue Badge London Guide with live engaging commentary in English
  • Skip-the-line tickets to Westminster Abbey so you don’t waste precious vacation time in line
  • Fully guided walking tour to see Big Ben & Houses of Parliament and Westminster Bridge
  • Group tour limited to 20 people enjoying a more intimate experience with small group tours

Description

While England and London with an extraordinary portfolio of well-known, memorable landmarks, few represent English history and culture better than Westminster Abbey. During this 3-hour fully guided tour, led exclusively by an expert local Blue Badge guide with who will explain the role that this emblem of British Christianity has played in English history since the 11th century to recent coronations, royal weddings and funerals. Enter the breathtaking Westminster Abbey with Skip-the Line Tickets avoiding wasting precious vacation time in long lines and follow in the footsteps of England’s kings, queens, statesmen and poets. Enjoy expert engaging and fascinating commentary from a first-class expert local Blue Badge London guide as you see up-close the major highlights of Westminster Abbey and learn of its extraordinary historical ceremonies such as the coronation site of England’s Kings and Queens including William the Conqueror while admiring the magnificent Gothic architecture. Tour guests will enjoy learning about Westminster Abbeys fascinating history, from the coronation of William the Conqueror in 1066 to the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton to the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II expertly explained.

Explore not only the magnificent Westminster Abbey and Cloisters in addition to the magnificent Queens Diamond Jubilee Galleries suspended seven storeys above the abbey's nave, but they also provide the most astonishing views of the interior of one of England’s architectural masterpieces. This tour also incudes and opportunity to view one of the only original copies of the Magna Carta, or “Great Charter,” is arguably the most significant early influence on the extensive historical process that led to the rule of constitutional law today in the English-speaking world.

In summary, this tour offers a wonderful opportunity to combine so many Westminster must-see landmarks such as Big Ben, Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament in the one tour, led by an expert first class Blue Badge London Guide. The second part of this tour will offer guests a fascinating and highly enjoyable stroll to see the magnificent Big Ben, Houses of Parliament and Westminster Bridge up-close as well as magnificent views of London’s famous Thames River.

Good to Know

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Inclusions
  • Skip the Line tickets to Westminster Abbey
  • Tickets to enter the Queen Diamond Jubilee Galleries at the Westminster Abbey
  • Admission to the Cloisters of Westminster Abbey
  • Services of a first-class Blue Badge London Guide
Exclusions
  • Entrance to Houses of Parliament, Big Ben
  • Hotel Pick Up / Drop-Off
  • Transportation
  • Food or Beverage
  • Guide Tip
Before You Book
  • We cannot accommodate strollers or baby carriages.
  • Wheelchairs, motorised scooters, or any other device to assist mobility are not recommended.
  • Participants should be in good health, consult first with your doctor if you have any medical condition or are not used to regular exercise.
  • Wear comfortable shoes as this tour involves a fair amount of walking, including over uneven surfaces, cobblestones, hills, inclines/declines and stairs.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Changes or cancellations requested less than 24 hours before the tour departure time are not possible.
  • Minimum numbers apply, there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation.

*Please note: Westminster is the location for many state and Royal functions and is subject to closure at short notice. Your first-class expert guide will be able to explain any closures to you at the start of the tour and refocus the tour on the available exhibits or location if necessary

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